Boston Red Sox (@1.65) vs Toronto Blue Jays (@2.2)

Our Prediction:

Boston Red Sox will win

Boston Red Sox – Toronto Blue Jays Match Prediction | 12-09-2019 19:07

He has a slugging percentage of .564 and an OPS+ of 135. The Red Sox hold a .476 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 2nd in baseball. Boston has walked 526 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,209 times as a unit. Mookie Betts is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .388. He has totaled 164 hits and he has driven in 77 men in 565 at bats. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. He has 180 hits this season in 574 at bats with 107 runs batted in. They have left 1,035 men on base and have a team OPS of .818. The Red Sox have 1,392 hits, including 318 doubles and 225 home runs. They score 5.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 813 runs this year. As a team Boston is hitting .272, good for 2nd in the league. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .522. Rafael Devers is hitting .314 with an on-base percentage of .364.

Eduardo Rodriguez got the win to improve to 11-4 on the year after allowing two runs on three hits while walking three and striking out four over 6.1 innings of work. The Boston Red Sox will look to win the series after taking game three on Wednesday. In his career, Sale is 7-5 with a 3.10 ERA and 117 strikeouts against Toronto. Rafael Devers went 3 for 5 with a home run, a double and four RBIs while Brock Holt went 3 for 4 with an RBI as well. Xander Bogaerts went 2 for 5 with a double and Christian Vazquez had two hits of his own while Andrew Benintendi added a double. Brandon Workman closed out the 9th for his 5th save of the season. Chris Sale will start game four and is 3-9 with a 4.27 ERA and 160 strikeouts this season. Martinez and Michael Chavis each chipped in base hits as well in the victory. Mookie Betts, J.D.


However, the last game did not go well against Los Angeles Dodgers and the Red Sox finally broke their five-game winning streak. The Dodgers went big on the plate as they collected 11 runs and the pitching staff done a decent job by restricting Boston to just two runs. Boston Red Sox are upholding their situation and they try their best to win a couple of games in a row.

Justin Smoak comes into this matchup batting .212 with an OBP of .350. The Blue Jays hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 28th in baseball. Toronto has walked 446 times this year and they have struck out on 1,326 occasions. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 627 runs this season. They have had 878 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .437. Randal Grichuk is hitting .230 this season and he has an OBP of .282. He has 80 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 378 AB's. He has collected 119 hits in 517 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He maintains a slugging percentage of .407 with an OPS+ of 103. The Blue Jays as a unit have 1,136 base hits, including 235 doubles and 214 homers. As a team, they are batting .234, good for 30th in the league. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest.

A new four-game series will get underway between Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox from Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Toronto Blue Jays took a great achievement on Saturday as they triumphed over New York Yankees. It came as a surprise to the Yankees fans and the Blue Jays are fighting with all their strength. The Yankees were restricted to just one run and Randal Grichuk smashed a two-run single for Toronto that took them to victory.

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The leading batsman in home runs and RBIs is Xander Bogaerts. With an average of .271, Bostons opponents are holding .250 at the plate. The righty is holding an ERA of 5.33 and is 6-7 on the season with 81 Ks and 31 BBs. While the hits leader with 115 and a batting average of .327 is Rafael Devers. Boston is all set to start with Rick Porcello as their pitcher against Toronto.

had a solo home run as well. Aaron Sanchez took yet another loss, falling to 3-14 on the year after allowing four runs on eight hits while striking out four over five innings of work. This will be Pannones first career start against Boston. Thomas Pannone will start game four and is 2-3 with a 6.18 ERA and 40 strikeouts this season. and Teoscar Hernandez each had two hits and two RBIs with Hernandez belting a pair of solo home runs while Gurriel Jr. The Toronto Blue Jays will look to bounce back and earn a series split after a 5-4 loss in game three on Wednesday. Justin Smoak added a base hit as well to cap off Torontos offense as a team as the Jays had just five hits as a team in the losing effort. Lourdes Gurriel Jr.

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They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 513 base hits on the year. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 526 batters and struck out 1,431. The Red Sox have a 76-68 overall record this season. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.55. They have allowed 190 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 673 hitters and walked 273 batters. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has a 3-10 record with an earned run average of 5.60 and a WHIP of 1.52 this season. As a team, Boston allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,260 base hits and 674 earned runs. He has 84 strikeouts over his 91.2 innings pitched and he's given up 99 hits.

Hes allowed five home runs over the span but has struck out 28 to just six walks. His ground ball rate is well below his career average at 38.6 percent and hes stranding just 67.3 percent of base runners, but his rate of hard contact is at a three-year low of 30.2 percent. Porcello has gone at least six innings in each of his last five starts.


Poor defense is resulting in a .364 batting average on balls in play despite a hard-contact rate of just 26.4 percent. Hes striking out 10.15 hitters per nine with 2.90 walks allowed and an average of 0.72 homers surrendered. Rodriguez sports a 4.89 ERA through nine starts and 49 2/3 innings to open the year but his 3.55 xFIP is a strong indication hes been the victim of some poor luck thus far.

They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. Teams are hitting .243 against the Blue Jays bullpen. As a team, Toronto allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They have given up 198 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.82. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.89. Toronto has a 55-89 overall mark this year. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,279 base knocks and 671 earned runs this season. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 582 base hits on the year. He also has given up 147 hits. Their relievers have struck out 632 batters and walked 281 opposing hitters. He has 127 strikeouts over the 134.1 innings he's pitched. With an earned run average of 5.23, Trent Thornton has a 4-9 record and a 1.50 WHIP. Toronto as a staff has walked 542 hitters and struck out 1,167 batters.